Blog

Search

Philip Booth and Kevin Dowd
20 August 2014
comments

Proponents of Bitcoin like to suggest that it will be the money of the future. Critics point to its price volatility, the evidence of a Bitcoin bubble and other problems. Both sides make valid points...
Kevin Dowd
18 June 2014
2 comments

I would like to thank the IEA for today publishing my monograph, New Private Monies, which examines three contemporary cases of private monetary systems. The first is the Liberty Dollar, a private...
Kevin Dowd
6 May 2014
2 comments

In a recent Financial Times article Martin Wolf announced his conversion to the view that private banks should be stripped of their ability to create money. The proposal to end private money is an...
Kevin Dowd
28 September 2012
comments

  I am very grateful to the IEA for making Private Money available as a free download on the web. On looking back over it – it was written and published in 1988 - I am struck by how...